For the Commodore 8-bits
- Issue #1
- "Explorations on IFLI", Adrian Gonzales, Mike
Gordillo. Interview with Adrian; IFLI info.
- "TRI-FLI : A new video mode 'abrewing?", George Taylor,
Mike Gordillo. Interview with George; TRI-FLI description.
- "Heaven in the net; an unedited excerpt of IRC on
Like the title says. Discussion of FLD, FLI, VSP, and other VIC
- "A complete dissection of Gfx-Zone", XmikeX.
Source and explanation of Gfx-Zone.
- "A Beginner's Guide to the JCH Editor V2.53, NewPlayer
Sean M. Pappalardo (Pegasus/RPG). Read the title :).
- "An inside look at MODplay 128", Nate Dannenberg,
Mike Gordillo. Interview with Nate about his modplayer for the 128.
- "Some preliminary data on VDC timing", Stephen L.
Judd. Get a feeling for VDC timing.
- "Software analysis and reconstructive therapy: a historical
view on 'cracking'", Pontus Berg. History, overview, and tips.
- "A quick overview of CP/M", Mike Gordillo. How to add
VGA graphics to your 64 (actually, I think the title explains it).
- "The BIOS-R62a/ZPM3/ZCCP Commodore 128 CP/M 3.0+ Upgrade Package
and a bunch load of utilities!", Mike Gordillo. BIOS upgrade
and useful CP/M utilities.
- "BEYOND STEREO: The POWER-SID Model 2400",
Shaun Halstead. Preview of 8-SID sound board.
- "The 8-bit Modplay 128 board", Nate Dannenberg.
4-voice stereo 8-bit DAC circuit to plug into your 64/128.
- "Upgrading your C128's VDC memory to 64K",
- "The Metal Shop", Mike Eglestone. Hardware Q&A column.
- Issue #2
- "Innovation in the 90s: The Super Hi-Res FLI Technique",
Rolad Toegel, Count Zero. Even more colors and apparent resolution.
- "Scrollies exposed: A look at simple scroll-text
XmikeX, Asger Alstrup. Scroll code, rasters, frames, etc.
- "The Raster Starter-Kit", XmikeX, code by Dokken.
Code to demonstrate raster interrupts.
- "Heaven in the net: An unedited excerpt of IRC on
Mike Gordillo. Stable interrupts, character bitmaps, etc.
- "A Demo of 'disC=overy' -- The exploration of rotation",
John Kaiser (Waveform). 2D rotations, lines, full source.
- "SID primer: The Working Man's Guide To SID", Stephen L.
Judd. SID basics.
- "Progenitor of the SID: An Interview with Bob Yannes",
Andreas Varga. An interview with the SID designer, with more technical
SID information than you can shake a phase accumulating oscillator at.
- "Z80: The basics of it", Raver/Phantasy. Overview and
description of the Z80.
- "Charger up! The VIC-20 to Atari 2600 'Ram Cartridge'
Programmer", Ravid Noam. Hardware project.
- "The 8-bit Modplay board, a three-diode addition",
Nate Dannenberg. Update to issue #1 DAC circuit.
- "The Virtual Plus/4: Upgrading your C16 to 64
Kilobytes", Martin Gierich. Hardware project.
- "Continued Lt. Kernal Hard Drive Support", Ron Fick.
Where to find support for your Lt. Kernal.
- "The Metal Shop", Mike Eglestone. SFD and 1581
problems, reading Apple ][ disks on a 64, SuperCPU 128, VIC-20
- "Errata". Corrections to Gfx-Zone and JCH editor
articles; VDC timing code which actually works; Pontus Berg's
- Issue #3
- "Rommaging around : $A480-$A856", Stephen Judd.
Disassembly and discussion of the BASIC intrepeter, and BLARG.
- "A Closer Look at the VIC II's Output",
Adrian Gonzalez and George Taylor. Description of television
standards and C64 signal output.
- "Innovation in the 90s : Revisiting The Super Hi-Res Flexible
Line Interpretation Technique". Commentary on
article from last issue.
- "Defeating Digital Corrosion (AKA "Cracking") - A beginner's
guide to software archiving", Jan Lund Thomsen.
Description of tape protection methods.
- "A possibility to be explored : Real Time Video with the
Ram Expansion Unit", Nate Dannenberg. Description
of REU animation.
- "A look into 'The Fridge'", Mike Gordillo.
Some cut and paste from the fridge.
- "C128 CP/M, trailblazer in a jungle of formats",
Mike Gordillo. Description of/converting from CP/M MFM disk format.
- "The X-10 Powerhouse, What is it?", Dan Barber.
Description and schematics of X-10 controller.
- "The Metal Shop", 'XmikeX', David Wood,
Marc-Jano Knopp and Daniel Krug. 16KB VIC expander DIP
switches, Apple ][ disk drives, SID protection circuit,
fixing spontaneous resets, RESTORE key capacitor, C64 black
Last Updated: 2/10/99
Stephen L. Judd